Getting COVID vaccine to New Yorkers will be 'massive undertaking,' Cuomo says

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With potential vaccines now being tested, Cuomo said the state plans to prioritize vaccines for essential health care workers and high-risk populations, especially those in areas with a high prevalence of COVID.

Other essential workers and lower-risk populations would be prioritized before the general population, according to the governor.

“This is a massive undertaking," he said. “This is a larger operational undertaking, I would argue, than anything we have done during COVID to date.”

But Cuomo said the state needs answers from the federal government about va...cine allocation, logistics, funding and even how to store millions of doses at super-cold temperatures. He said the National Governors Association, which he chairs, sent a list of vaccine-related questions to the Trump administration on Sunday.

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